Sgian Dubh (Torridon)

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The sgian-dubh (/ˌskən ˈd/ skee-ən-DOO; Scottish Gaelic pronunciation: [s̪kʲənˈt̪u]) is a small, single-edged knife (Scottish Gaelic: sgian) worn as part of traditional Scottish Highland dress along with the kilt. Originally used for eating and preparing fruit, meat, and cutting bread and cheese, as well as serving for other more general day-to-day uses such as cutting material and protection, it is now worn as part of traditional Scottish dress tucked into the top of the kilt hose with only the upper portion of the hilt visible. The sgian-dubh is normally worn on the same side as the dominant hand.

Stone color is only available for sgian dubh's with stone tops.  Enamel filled are as shown.

Any items listed as silver are hallmarked at the Assay Office in Edinburgh, Scotland. Has the silver marks of Edinburgh Castle and The Sgian Dubh Company mark as the maker with 925 stamped clearly on the back.

*PLEASE NOTE AS STAGHORN IS A NATURAL MATERIAL, COLOURS WILL VARY* Horn used is cast, fallen or shed so no harm is done to the animal during sustainable collection.